Guitar legend Dickey Betts, who co-founded the Allman Brothers Band, dies at 80

Dickey Betts, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, passed away at age 80.

Born a "ramblin' man," Betts joined the circus at 16 before making his mark as a guitarist.

He co-wrote the band's biggest hit, "Ramblin' Man," and helped shape Southern rock

Tributes poured in from fellow musicians, recognizing Betts as a guitar legend.

Betts' contributions to the Allman Brothers Band were foundational to their sound and success.

Despite conflicts within the band, Betts' legacy as a musician and songwriter endures